Experience Boo at the Zoo

A traveling caravan of Witches, Wizards and Warlocks has invaded the Assiniboine Park Zoo! Beware... this is no ordinary fair! Through stories and tales of old see what adventures are to behold.


Boo at the Zoo has been reimagined!

A journey through the Zoo takes you on a mystical adventure complete with a fair and spooky and magical characters

Boo at the Zoo is a family-friendly event, however, some elements may be frightening for younger children. Live character performances will be tailored to be age-appropriate as much as possible. 

Food and Beverage

Food and beverages will be available to purchase throughout Boo at the Zoo!

  • A Candy Cart is located in the Mystical Midway, offering a variety of treats including candy, candy apples, cotton candy, and more.
  • Located between the Fairy Graveyard and Merlin's Den is Winston's where you can find mini donuts and hot and cold beverages.
  • Tundra Grill will be open and offering full-service meals, snacks, and hot and cold beverages.
  • A full-service bar, as well as a food station, is located at the McFeetors Heavy Horse Centre. Food offerings include pulled pork on a bun, veggie chili, pretzels, and more!
  • Additional beverage stations are located near the front entrance and the Hallows. Both offer hot and cold beverages. 
  • All locations that serve beverages are licensed to serve alcohol. 


Journey through the Mystical Fair!

Mystical Midway

Location: Upon entry into the Zoo

Rides and games including a classic carousel, ferris wheel, and giant slide will welcome you to the Mystical Fair. Then, travel through the fun house into another realm. Rides are included with the price of admission - no additional cost!

Merlin's Den

Location: Shirley Richardson Butterfly Garden

Welcome to the magical den of Merlin, who has delicious and unique treats! Wander through a brightly lit tunnel filled with creepy crawly creatures. Listen closely to learn about the story of Winter. 

Fairy Graveyard

Location: Near Toucan Ridge

As you exit the fun house you find yourself in a somber, dark graveyard filled with tombstones. But wait... are those fairie-zombies rising from the earth?! 

Spider's Den

Location: West Pathway

Meet Madam Spider, a resident of the dark realm! Gaze upon her and her thick webbing as you continue along on your journey. 

Pumpkin Patch

Location: West Pathway

Say hello to a handsome skeleton farmer as you journey through the haunted pumpkin patch.

Devil's Cross Roads

Location: McFeetors Heavy Horse Centre

This hub of entertainment will feature a house band every night! Kick back, enjoy a refreshing beverage, and enjoy the show!

A Giant's Tale

Location: Journey to Churchill - outside Tundra Grill

Enjoy roaming performers including fire dancers, jugglers, and cosplayers. Pop into Tundra Grill for a bite to eat! 

Riddle Maze

Location: Journey to Churchill - South Pathway

Is someone watching you? Eyes glow around you as you make your way down a sinister one-way path. It's almost like someone doesn't want you to leave.

The Hallows

Location: East Pathway

Journey into the hallows, but be warned, this haunted place doesn't allow you to pass through easily. It's dark with ghostly trees, broken down rides, and spooky characters. 

Tunnel Home

Location: Near Toucan Ridge

You've almost escaped! This is your final stop as you exit out of the underworld of our Mystical Fair and back to into reality. 

Boo at the Zoo Presenting Sponsor: Access Credit Union

Supporting Partner: Red River Co-op

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